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Interior of the parlor in the Governor's Palace, 1935. The painted portrait above the mantel represents King James I of England (and VI of Scotland). A handsome tilt-top mahogany tea table (accession # 1930-184) stands in the middle of the room, and…

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View of the statue of Lord Botetourt, in front of the east elevation of the Wren Building, College of William and Mary, 1933. "A unique historical monument, the Botetourt statue commemorates a popular governor of the colony of Virginia, Norborne…

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Interior detail of the fireplace mantelpiece in the Dining Room of the Governor's Palace, 1935. Beautiful details characterize each fireplace within the meticulously reconstructed Governor's Palace, which opened as an exhibition building in April…

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Interior of the Dining Room in the Governor's Palace, 1935. The painting on the wall may be a portrait of the young Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689-1700), son of the future Queen Anne. (This painting is possibly a former loan to the museum).…

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Interior detail of the mantel in the Parlor of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The mantelpiece features marble inlay, highlighted by a delicately carved bas-relief scene of deer in a forest in the top-center marble panel above the fireplace. …

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Interior of the parlor in the Governor's Palace, 1935. The painted portrait above the mantel represents King James I of England (and VI of Scotland). A handsome tilt-top mahogany tea table (accession # 1930-184) stands in the middle of the room, and…

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Interior detail of the mantel in the Upper Middle Room of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The mantelpiece surrounding the fireplace exhibits richly carved neo-classical ornamentation. The room's former hand-tooled leather wall coverings are also…

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Interior of the Upper Middle Room in the Governor's Palace, 1935. Among other furnishings, a beautiful desk (accession # 1930-210), made of mahogany, white pine, and ash, stands against the wall to the left.The room's former hand-tooled leather wall…

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Interior detail of the mantel in the Governor's Bedroom of the Governor's Palace, 1935. The mantelpiece surrounding the fireplace exhibits richly carved neo-classical ornamentation. Beautiful details characterize each fireplace within the…

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Interior of Governor's Palace, detail of the fireplace in the main entrance hall, 1935. Richly carved wooden wall paneling, marble floor tiling, and a marble mantelpiece exhibit the wealth and power of the royal governor, who served as the Crown's…
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